daylight saving

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day′light sav′ing

(or sav′ings),

the practice of advancing standard time by one hour in the spring of each year and of setting it back by one hour in the fall in order to gain an extra period of daylight during the early evening.
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Noun1.daylight saving - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard timedaylight saving - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Finnish government should actively push the European Union to abolish its directive on daylight saving time, a parliament committee said on Thursday.
Hungary's parliamentary committee approved a draft law providing the country to not change their time and to stay on Daylight Saving Time (DST) all year.
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The time laws are as follows: Iran is on Daylight Saving Time for the first six months of the Persian year; the United States is on Daylight Saving Time from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.
Now that daylight saving time is behind us for another year, we can imagine how it came to be in the first place.
Landlord Dave Chapman says the "archaic" daylight saving rules, which make evenings draw in faster, badly affect winter trade.
My question relates to rostering of staff on the weekend of Saturday, 1 October 2011, when daylight saving commences.
CAIRO: The Cabinet's decision to cancel the already confusing daylight saving time raised more questions as to whether implementing the system conserved energy to begin with.
Summary: CAIRO - Post-revolution Egypt will likely make the switch to the daylight saving summer time at midnight on the last Thursday of April by pushing the clocks ahead one hour.
The government decided to advance the clocks forward by one hour at midnight of April 1st to avail the Daylight Saving system.
The daylight saving scheme was enforced by the government from Tuesday midnight to utilize maximum daylight and conserve energy.
And most of Indiana never goes on daylight saving time, a refusal that dates back 30 years to the complaints of farmers and drive-in movie owners.